Jung Eun Teack and Larry Deleon Guerrero are the latest qualifiers for the Saipan Golf Association’s yearend Aces of Aces Tournament after winning the August and September monthly tournaments, respectively.
Teack topped the August tournament after shooting a net 66 last Sept. 19 at the Laolao Bay Golf & Resort. The 15-handicapper’s winning score was built around a gross of 81 (41-40).
In the closest to the pin competition, Alex Tudela won hole No. 4, while Tony Benavente topped hole No. 6. Teack ruled hole No. 11, while Joe Demapam was without peer in hole No. 15. Alex Tudela and Edward Sablan won the longest drives in holes No. 2 and 18.
Deleon Guerrero, meanwhile, won the September ace after topping the monthly competition last Sept. 26 at the east course of the same Laolao Bay Golf & Resort.
The September winner, who has an 18 handicap, scored a net 94 after a 47 in the first nine holes and a 45 in the last nine holes.
In the closest to the pin, Ed Sablan topped hole No. 4, with Ed Manibusan winning holes No. 6 and 15. Rick Kautz triumphed in hole No. 1.
In the longest drive, Mariano Fajardo out-clubbed everyone in hole No. 2, while Deleon Guerrero brought the lumber in hole No. 10.
By winning the tournament in August and September, Teack and Deleon Guerrero now join SGA’s 2021 Ace of the Month winners Das Krishnan (January), Joe I. Sablan (February), Frances M. Sablan (March), Rick Kautz (April), Tony Benavente (May), Ed Manibusan (June), and Nick Sablan (July) for the yearend championship
The next SGA October Ace of the Month Tournament will be held this Sunday, Oct. 17, at the Kingfisher Golf Links in Talafofo. Tee time is at 9:30am with a showtime at 9am.